Quite earthy and nutty on the nose, this features scents of leather, peanut, licorice and raisin. The mouthfeel is smooth, steady and layered, with dry plum, raspberry and plenty of spice and toast. It turns mostly toward tobacco and vanilla on the finish. Very nice and friendly; drink now–2017.
Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.